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Old 12-01-2012, 07:51 AM
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Detailer's Domain: Subaru STI - Winter Prep - Auto Finesse Tough Coat

Subject: Subaru STI
Requirements: Remove Hurricane Sandy and prep it for the winter months.

Exterior

- Wheels were prepped with Sonax Full Effect Wheel Cleaner and cleaned up with various brushes
- Tires were spritzed down with Auto Finesse Citrus Degreaser
- Wheel wells were cleaned up with Auto Finesse Citrus Degreaser
- Washed with Sonax Gloss Shampoo
- Decon with Auto Finesse Iron Out
- Wash down and rinsed
- Door jambs were cleaned up
- Nano Scrub Auto Scrub
- Dried
- Tires dressed
- Auto Finesse Tough Prep - Pre cleaner
- Auto Finesse Tough Coat - Paint Selant
- Wheel wells were cleaned and dressed
- Rubber and Plastics Treated
- Exterior windows and mirrors cleaned and sealed
- Exhaust tips cleaned
- Windows were auto scrubed, cleaned, and sealed

Interior -
- Dash and plastics were cleaned with 1Z einszett Cockpit
- Interior Vac
- Glass cleaned

Products used

Links to products used -
Sonax Gloss Shampoo
Auto Finesse Citrus
Auto Finesse Iron Out
Sonax Full Effect Wheel Cleaner
NanoSkin AutoScrub System
Auto Finesse Tough Prep
Auto Finesse Tough Coat
Wolf's Glass Guard
Adam's Super VRT
Optimum Metal Polish
1Z einszett Cockpit

Tools used
Uber Wool Wash Mitt
Uber No Name MF Towels
Griot's 6 inch Random Orbital Polisher
Uber Buffing Pads
Fenix TK35
Brinkmann
Kranzle Pressure Washer
Cam Spray Foam Canon
2 Grit Guard Buckets with Caddies
Uber Firehose Nozzle
Metro Air Force Blaster

Before Interior








After







Before exterior








Prep - Wash/Decon/Wheels/Tires/Wheel Wells

Sonax Full Effect Wheel Cleaner in action

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Old 12-01-2012, 07:51 AM
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Tires get cleaned

Rinse

Auto Finesse Oblitarate was used on the car prior to the wash








Wash





Dirt/Grime coming off the car during the pre wash



Brushing out the jambs



Rinse


Decon Auto Finesse Iron Out





Not shown in photos Dry/Autoscrub


Auto Finesse Tough Prep and Auto Finesse Tough Coat applied


Tires got Auto Finesse Gloss Tire Dressing


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